Contact Person (Scientific Programme & Administration) Emine Alp Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Kayseri Turkey Phone +90 053 631 464 30 Fax +90 035 243 752 73 [email protected] Target Audience Up to 80 interested clinical microbiologists and infectious disease specialists from all over the world. Invited Faculty Members Ibrahim Abubakar, London, United Kingdom Erdal Akalın, Istanbul, Turkey Murat Akova, Ankara, Turkey Emine Alp, Kayseri, Turkey Benedetta Allegranzi, Geneva, Switzerland Barry Cookson, London, United Kingdom ¸Saban Esen, Samsun, Turkey Sonja Hansen, Berlin, Germany Frauke Mattner, Cologne, Germany Mary Louise McLaws, Sydney, Australia Jordi Rello, Barcelona, Spain Ye¸sim Çetinkaya ¸Sardan, Ankara, Turkey Andreas Widmer, Basel, Switzerland Ata Nevzat Yalçın, Antalya, Turkey Scientific picture outside: Infection control nurse / genome and stem cell research center (both at Erciyes University) Scientific picture inside: Intensive care unit (Erciyes University) ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course New Perspectives in Infection Control © ESCMID, September 2014 Contact ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course New Perspectives in Infection Control Kayseri, Turkey 12 – 14 March 2015 Organisers • ESCMID Study Group for Nosocomial Infections (ESGNI) • Turkish Society of Hospital Infections and Control • Erciyes University Course Coordinators • Emine Alp, Kayseri, Turkey • Murat Dizbay, Ankara, Turkey • Ata Nevzat Yalçın, Antalya, Turkey Course Objectives • To discuss new advances in infection control • To discuss behavioural attitudes of health care workers and ways to change the behaviour in infection control • To discuss the economical analysis of noso comial infections • To share the experiences in infection control Course Programme Thursday, 12 March 2015 16:00 Opening ceremony and welcome remarks. Emine Alp, Erdal Akalın (Turkish Society of Hospital Infection and Control) & Murat Akova (President of ESCMID) 16:30 A global approach and new perspectives in infection control. Erdal Akalın 17:00 Behavioural attitudes of health care workers in infection control: a different approach to behaviour change. Mary Louise McLaws 17:30 Establishing and directing an infection control programme in a hospital. Barry Cookson 19:00 Cocktail Organisation Friday, 13 March 2015 09:00 Surveillance definitions of health care associated infections: what is new? Sonja Hansen 10:00 Bundle strategies in infection control: why and how? Jordi Rello 10:30 Coffee break 11:00 How can we increase and monitor hand hygiene adherence in hospital? Benedetta Allegranzi Saturday, 14 March 2015 09:00 How should we best use molecular tools in infection control? Ibrahim Abubakar 09:30 Glycopeptide-resistant enterococci: how to prevent HAI due to these organisms? Frauke Mattner 10:00 Coffee break 12:00 Lunch 10:30 13:30 Antimicrobial stewardship programme: when, why and how? Murat Akova 11:00 Environmental cleaning and disin fection: what is new? Emine Alp 14:00 Economical analyses of nosocomial infections: how can we do it? Ata Nevzat Yalçın 11:30 Closing remarks & lunch 14:30 Modern approach to the prevention of vascular catheter-related infections. Andreas Widmer (to be confirmed) 15:00 Coffee break 15:30 How to achieve the prevention of urinary tract infections at the bed side? ¸Saban Esen 16:30 The challenges of preventing ventilator- associated pneumonia. Jordi Rello Screening patients for multidrugresistant pathogens: when, why, how long? Ye¸sim Çetinkaya ¸Sardan Course Venue Radisson Blu Hotel Hunat Mahallesi Sivas Caddesi No: 24/1 Melikgazi, Kayseri Turkey Phone +90 352 315 50 00 Fax +90 352 315 50 50 [email protected] Registration Procedure Register now online on the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education. Registration deadline is 27 February 2015. Registration Fee EUR 450 for ESCMID members (Full Membership/Young Scientist Membership) EUR 550 for all others The fee includes the teaching material, cocktail, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 3 coffee breaks and hotel accommodation (2 nights). Travel is not included. Attendance Grants ESCMID provides a number of attendance grants for ESCMID “Young Scientist members”. The grant covers the registration fee, but not travel costs. Please apply via the ESCMID website at www.escmid.org/education before 2 February 2015. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by 16 February 2015. CME Accreditation The organisers of the course will apply for European CME accreditation through EACCME.